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Know Your Audience

I should have known better. This time, though, I didn’t pay attention. Perhaps I got comfortable, lazy, and sloppy. I didn’t follow a basic public speaking rule: know your audience.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 16, 2016

Is Oral Tradition in Islam Reliable? (Video)

Alan explains how Islamic teachings were transmitted and compiled, especially regarding the words of Mohammed.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | August 15, 2016

How Much Temptation Is from Man's Nature as Opposed to Satan? (Video)

Greg explains who or what is responsible when we fall into temptation.   COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Greg Koukl | July 18, 2016

How to Evaluate Different Points of View

Greg shares steps to take when assessing and responding to opposing points of view, in this case, views on hell. (Excerpt from June 1, 2016 podcast) COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Greg Koukl | June 27, 2016

Are Clergy Held to Higher Moral Standards Than Laypersons? (Video)

Greg discusses what the Bible says about moral standards for leaders in the church compared to those of laypersons.   COMMENTS Read more posts Transcript:

Blog Post | Ethics | Greg Koukl | May 30, 2016

Does Having Homosexual Friends Mean You're Unequally Yoked?

I had the privilege – and was humbled by the opportunity – to preach to a congregation of 3,000 believers at Calvary Chapel Chino Valley this past Sunday morning on “Homosexuality: Truth and Compassion.” One of the points I made during my message was that Scripture doesn’t teach that we have to cut ties with family, friends, and co-workers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). In fact, I argued, we should make our relationships with them a high priority.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | May 27, 2016

Is It Possible That God Permits Homosexuality Today Even If It Wasn't Permitted in the Past? (Video)

Alan responds to the claim that the Bible takes a progressive stance on past prohibitions, so therefore homosexuality is permissible today.    COMMENTS Read more posts 

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | May 23, 2016

Target, Transgender, and the Use of Bathrooms and Fitting Rooms

Target recently stated: "We welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity. Everyone deserves to feel like they belong." Here are my quick thoughts about their comments and this question. COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2016

How Can I Know God Is Providing? (Video)

How can I know God is providing when I'm the one working? COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Greg Koukl | April 18, 2016

Was the Disciples' Authority to Forgive Sins Passed to the Church? (Video)

Greg discusses the authority to forgive sins in this week's video blog: COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Greg Koukl | April 4, 2016